Rob Freeborough, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Doctoral Research

Rob has been teaching in higher education in undergraduate and graduate since 2005 in both online and traditional classroom environments. His 17 years of leadership and management experience, primarily in non-profits have enabled him to effectively consult with nonprofit leaders to identify and catalyze growth opportunities. Rob has a PhD in Organization and Management, a Masters of Business Administration, and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

Rob's previous research focuses on transformational leadership and its correlation with employee engagement and organizational commitment.. His research efforts now are focused on servant leadership in non-profit organizations.

Education

  • Doctorate in Organization and Management
    Capella University
  • Master's in Practical Theology
    Regent University
  • Master's in Business Administration
    Regent University
  • Bachelor's in Civil Engineering
    Virginia Tech Blacksburg

Research Interests

Freeborough R. (2020), Exploring the effect of transformational leadership on nonprofit leader organizational commitment, Servant Leadership: Theory and Practice (7)1.  https://csuepress.columbusstate.edu/sltp/

 

Freeborough, R. (2018).  Recognizing and respecting the rights of all. Him, M. (Ed.) Business Ethics (Chapter 8). Rice University Houston, TX: Open Stax.

 

Freeborough, R. (2018).  Recognizing and respecting the rights of all. Him, M. (Ed.) Business Ethics (Chapter 9). Rice University Houston, TX: Open Stax.

 

Patterson, K. & Freeborough R. (2015).  Exploring the effect of transformational leadership on nonprofit leader engagement. Servant Leadership: Theory and Practice (2)1.  https://csuepress.columbusstate.edu/sltp/vol2/iss1/


Freeborough, R. (2014). Human Resource Management, 2nd ed., Textbook Reviewer, Chapters 1-5, San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education.   

Peer Review Board Member, (2014-2015), Journal of Instructional Research, https://cirt.gcu.edu/jir


Freeborough, R. (2012).  Exploring the Effect of Transformational Leadership on Nonprofit Leader Engagement and Commitment, ProQuest Publishers, http://gradworks.umi.com/34/98/3498733.html

 

Program Affiliations

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education

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Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education

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Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education

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Ed.D. in Nursing Education Doctor of Education

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Ed.D. in Public Health Education Doctor of Education

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Ed.D. in Second Language Instruction Doctor of Education

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Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction degree is for leaders who wish to advance their skills in curriculum development and instructional methods at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation.

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Ed.S. in Instructional Technology Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Instructional Technology degree for leaders who want to advance their knowledge in instructional technology at the post-master’s level without needing to complete a dissertation. You will use theoretical foundations and current real-world practices to support the development of relevant technology that meet the needs of diverse learners.

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Ed.S. in Leadership Educational Specialist

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Ed.S. in Nursing Education Educational Specialist

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Ed.S. in Public Health Education Educational Specialist

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Ed.S. in Second Language Instruction Educational Specialist

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